House Of Delegates

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Major Funding Measure For Schools Moves Forward

A major funding plan to build 15 new schools and renovate up to 40 others in Baltimore by enabling the city to issue about $1 billion in bonds moved forward in the Maryland House of Delegates on Thursday.

03/21/2013

General Assembly

With Recession Gone, Md. Senate Passes $37B Budget

With finances improving in the aftermath of the recession, the Maryland Senate voted Wednesday for a nearly $37 billion budget that would boost education spending for some counties that have lost population and wealth and would provide a cost-of-living increase for state workers.

03/20/2013

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State Senator Credited With Helping Catch Thief

State Sen. James Mathias is being credited with the arrest of a man on theft charges after Mathias saw the man acting suspiciously in his Ocean City neighborhood.

03/20/2013

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Life Or Death Decision: Md. Lawmakers Vote To Repeal Death Penalty

Maryland is about to become the 18th state in the nation to abolish the death penalty.

03/15/2013

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House Votes To Extend DNA Sampling For Arrestees

The Maryland House of Delegates has voted to maintain a much-debated state law that allows police to take DNA samples from arrestees without a warrant.

03/14/2013

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Md. House To Discuss Death Penalty Repeal

The Maryland House of Delegates will decide whether to repeal Maryland’s death penalty. Lawmakers open their debate in Annapolis Wednesday evening.

03/13/2013

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Md. House Amends Budget Bill For Sued Farmers

The Maryland House of Delegates amended the state budget on Wednesday to make up to $300,000 available to help a farm family pay its legal bills after it was sued unsuccessfully over alleged poultry pollution.

03/13/2013

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Md. House Approves Offshore Wind Measure

An offshore wind bill that would require utilities to buy renewable energy credits has passed the Maryland House of Delegates.

02/22/2013

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Bill Would Legalize Marijuana In Maryland

A Maryland lawmaker has introduced a bill to legalize marijuana.

02/21/2013

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Md. House Advances Offshore Wind Bill

A bill that would require utilities to buy offshore renewable energy credits has been granted preliminary approval by the Maryland House of Delegates.

02/20/2013

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Nina Harper Nominated To Replace Del. Harrison

Local Democratic Party leaders in Baltimore have nominated activist Nina Harper to replace the late Hattie Harrison in the House of Delegates.

02/17/2013

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Md. Lawmakers Approve Natural Gas Surcharge Bill

The Maryland Senate and the House of Delegates have approved measures allowing natural gas companies to seek a surcharge of up to $2 on monthly gas bills to help recover costs for replacing aging infrastructure.

02/07/2013

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